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September 2016 Blog Posts (5)

Batian: Can This New Varietal Transform Kenyan Coffee?

Source: perfectdailygrind.com| Written by S. MacCuaig. | Feature…

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Added by Progreso Network on September 20, 2016 at 9:36am — No Comments

VIDEO: How to Respond to Coffee Leaf Rust

Between 2012 and 2014, coffee leaf rust – known as la roya in Latin America – caused over $1 billion in damage, according to USAID. It devastated coffee farmers, who had to bear the brunt of the damage and typically only have small profit margins.

Finding a solution to the fungus, which turns leaves a rusty orange-yellow colour, is of paramount appearance. On an industry-wide level, this includes research into…

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Added by Progreso Network on September 20, 2016 at 9:12am — No Comments

Sweet coffee aroma washes away farmers’ bitter times with sugarcane

By: Angela Oketch                                     Source: Daily Nation

Alex Ochola picks a berry from his coffee plant in Kambi Awendo, Fort Ternan in Muhoroni, looks at…

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Added by Kioko Kasyoka on September 19, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fairtrade and Australia’s Climate Institute Highlight Coffee and Climate Concerns

Article by: Nick Brown  | Source: Daily coffee News | Infographic Credits: The Climate Institute…

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Added by Progreso Network on September 19, 2016 at 6:37am — No Comments

Cervical Cancer Kills in Coffee Communities, but U.S. Roasters Can Help

Source:daily coffee news     Article by: Nick Brown     Photo credits: Grounds for…

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Added by Progreso Network on September 6, 2016 at 7:03am — No Comments

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